Events in Music on August 12

  • 1972 "Funny Thing Happened..." closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 156 performances
  • 1972 "Oh! Calcutta!" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 1316 performances
  • 1979 "Whoopee!" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 204 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1991 Heavy metal band Metallica release their 5th album "Metallica", debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted

Music releaseMusic Recording

1999 Shakira records her first live album in New York City, titled "MTV Unplugged"

Singer Shakira
Singer
Shakira